Neuropathic pain (NP) is a complex condition caused by a lesion of the central nervous system. It may result from various causes that affect the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves, including diabetic neuropathy, cancer-related neuropathic pain, postherpetic neuralgia, HIV-related neuropathy, spinal cord injury, trigeminal neuralgia and other pain syndromes.
You have heard of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) in which you make remarkable diagnoses and decisions based on real evidence and random controlled trials. Now I want to introduce you to Chaos Based Medicine (CBM) on which I run my practice. It starts in the morning by my trying to get through the chaos of the traffic on Boshoff street and find parking near the clinic. Whatever happened to my parking space? While I was on the golf course the world seems to have run out of parking space.